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Indian men's hockey keeper Akash Anil Chikte’s ban reduced

Chikte's 13-month ban period was backdated from the date on which he was provisionally suspended — March 27, 2018, which means there are no restrictions on him playing.

Continuity is key... Players suffer the most if there is constant change, says Rupinderpal Singh

Rupinder competed at the National Championships in Gwalior, where he guided Punjab to a runners-up finish on Sunday with Railways taking the title.


Hockey India CEO’s outburst before Dutch game had a ‘very disturbing effect’, says Harendra Singh

Hockey India's four-member high performance and development committee, which met in Delhi last Monday, cited the incident as one of the reasons for Harendra's removal as the chief coach.

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr. hospitalised with breathing problems

Legendary centre-forward Balbir Singh Sr, 94, is being treated at the Respiratory Intensive Care Unit (RICU) of the PGI Hospital.

Junior hockey coach Jude Felix sidelined, his replacement David John removed as senior selector

Jude Felix has been the junior team coach for the last 13 months but was dropped at the last minute, after the team for the Youth Olympic Games was selected.

The great coach scapegoat

Neither administration nor players are held to account for hockey team’s failures.


India aim to win medals at big events like Asian and Commonwealth Games, says Manpreet Singh

India hockey skipper Manpreet Singh says they have it in them to win medals at Sultan Azlan Shah Cup and Commonwealth Games 2018.

'Punjab clique' in Indian hockey team

The reports suggest that the main reason for India’s poor outing at an Olympics was their failure to play as a team.

A year before Rio Olympics, India search for silver lining in the clouds

Camping in a tiny Himachal hamlet, eight thousand feet above sea level, the Van Ass saga and its repercussions have not been felt by the team.

Getting the initial goal in our name will help us build pressure: Paul van Ass

Chief coach Van Ass stressed on the need to score early goals to put pressure on the opponents.

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‘Punjab Clique’ In Indian Hockey Team, Reason For Poor Performance

There have always been whispers in Indian hockey circles about a Punjab clique and how it divided the team in factions, both on and off the field. Those allegations now figure in official reports submitted to Hockey India following India’s disastrous performances at the London Olympics in 2012 and the World League semifinals this year. […]